Ross Silverberg

Associate

silverbergr@ballardspahr.com
Tel 215.864.8237
Fax 215.864.8999
Philadelphia

Ross Silverberg is a member of the firm's Litigation Department. He has worked on matters in a variety of practice areas, including labor and employment, real estate, privacy and data security, health care, and government relations.

While in law school, Ross served as a research assistant to Professor Frederick M. Lawrence, one of the nation's leading experts on civil rights, free expression, and bias crimes as well as the former president of Brandeis University. In that role, Ross assisted with research related to freedom of speech, particularly on college campuses. He also served as a law clerk in the Water Enforcement Division of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where he assisted in regulatory and enforcement issues involving the Clean Water Act.

Before attending law school, Ross worked at a leading government relations firm, where he researched and provided briefings on policy issues involving health care, clean energy, education, and infrastructure. He was a grassroots organizer for U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and former U.S. Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz.

Ross was a 2016 and 2017 Ballard Spahr summer associate.

Publications

Government thesis on political philosopher Michael Walzer and his connection to U.S. immigration policy, which received the Richard W. Krause Prize in Political Theory

Empirical Evidence that High Levels of Entrepreneurial Attitudes Dampen the Level of Civil Disorder, Business & Society: Sage Journals

Georgetown University Law Center (J.D. 2018)
Member, Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy
Member, Federal Legislation Clinic

Franklin and Marshall College (B.A. 2013)
Phi Beta Kappa

Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania